Dmitry Medvedev

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Dmitry Medvedev
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37th Prime Minister of Russia
Assumed office
8 May 2012
PresidentVladimir Putin
First DeputyViktor Zubkov
Igor Shuvalov
Anton Siluanov
Preceded byVladimir Putin
3rd President of Russia
In office
7 May 2008 – 7 May 2012
Prime MinisterVladimir Putin
Preceded byVladimir Putin
Succeeded byVladimir Putin
Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Union State of Russia and Belarus
Assumed office
18 July 2012
General SecretaryPavel Borodin
Preceded byVladimir Putin
Leader of United Russia
Assumed office
30 May 2012
Preceded byVladimir Putin
First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
In office
14 November 2005 – 12 May 2008
Serving with Sergei Ivanov
Prime MinisterMikhail Fradkov
Viktor Zubkov
Preceded byMikhail Kasyanov
Succeeded byViktor Zubkov
Igor Shuvalov
Kremlin Chief of Staff
In office
30 October 2003 – 14 November 2005
PresidentVladimir Putin
Preceded byAlexander Voloshin
Succeeded bySergey Sobyanin
Personal details
Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev

(1965-09-14) 14 September 1965 (age 54)
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Political partyUnited Russia
(since 2011)
Other political
(until 1991)
Svetlana Linnik (m. 1993)
Alma materLeningrad State University

Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev (born 14 September 1965) is a Russian politician and the tenth and current Prime Minister of Russia incumbent since 2012. He previously served as the third President of Russia from 2008 to 2012.

Medvedev was born in 1965 in Leningrad, Soviet Union. His parents were teachers. He studied law in the university there. In 1992, he became the law adviser to the Mayor.

In 2005, he was appointed as the Head of the Kremlin Staff under president Vladimir Putin and in 2008 he was elected as third Russian President and the youngest Russian Leader since 1917.

In 2012, he was appointed as Prime Minister of Russia and Leader of United Russia.

He is known for his modernisation reforms in Russian society, especially in economy and politics.

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